Posts by Hal Rubenstein

You Can Thank ‘The Academy’

First, look at this month’s Designer Flash which features the sensational designs of Oscar de la Renta. If you don’t already know it, they will make you realize that you don’t need to be walking a scarlet runner to have your own red carpet moment.

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‘Tis The Season To Shine

The reason why we chose Dennis Basso as our Designer Spotlight this December is because Basso doesn’t care about bending to slouching trends. He still believes in dressing to make an entrance, that turning heads in your direction is too much of a rush to ever be considered old-fashioned, while insisting that the seductive and uplifting resonance of glamour is as powerful today as ever. Basso claims in his unmistakably gravelly, sonorously bass voice “After thirty-five years in this business, I can say with no apology, that every woman I’ve ever met wants to look pretty. What’s wrong with that, especially since every woman can achieve it, because as the great Vogue editor Diana Vreeland once said, you don’t have to be beautiful to be ravishing.”

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How to Grin and Bear Gift

Author: Hal Rubenstein, Global Style Director Updated since first published on November 12, 2015 The temperature remains in the mid-thirties in New York City, head out to the mall and you can feel the frost on your breath. As far as retail is concerned, it’s already holly jolly time. Then how come you don’t look…

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That One Perfect Gift by Hal Rubenstein

That One Perfect Gift by Hal Rubenstein Tweet Thanks to discount days and deals, — Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Star Money Days, Door Buster Sales, 30% off, 60% off, Buy 2 get 1 free, and take 60 months to pay — holiday gift giving has morphed into something of an extreme sport or contest, where the big…

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A Thanksgiving Facets of Life By Hal Rubenstein

A Thanksgiving Facets of Life By Hal Rubenstein Tweet JUST DON’T SAY THANKS FOR THE GRUB It’s been a somewhat off-kilter and often bumpy year for everyone. You know you’re not alone because you can sense the tonal difference in when you watch the news, go onto social media, and often sense with those around…

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